CLE: The United States Supreme Court – The Term in Review (2011-2012), August 15

The Marion County Bar Association and the Mary Leonard Law Society proudly present:
A Courthouse Connections CLE:  The United States Supreme Court – The Term in Review (2011-2012)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Marion County Courthouse, 5th floor Jury Assembly Room

Featured panelists the Honorable Rives Kistler, Oregon Supreme Court; the Honorable Rebecca A. Duncan, Oregon Court of Appeals; and the Honorable Claudia M. Burton, Marion County Circuit Court, will discuss several of the many notable cases decided by the United States Supreme Court during the 2011-2012 term. 1.0 hour of general CLE credit pending.

This is a free event!

The following cases may be discussed during the CLE:

  1. Arizona and immigration:  Arizona v. United States (No. 11-182)
  2. Federal habeas: Martinez v. Ryan (No. 10-1001)
  3. Health care:  National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius (No. 11-393)
  4. Life terms for juveniles:  Miller v. Alabama (No. 10-9646)
  5. Confrontation clause:  Williams v. Illinois (No. 10-8505)
  6. Ministerial exception:  Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC (No. 10-553)
  7. Rights of accused during plea negotiations:  Missouri v. Frye (No. 10-444) and Lafler v. Cooper (No. 10-209)
  8. Prosecutorial misconduct:  Smith v. Cain (No. 10-8145)
  9. Role of juries:  Southern Union Co. v. United States (No. 11-94)

To reduce event costs and conserve resources, printed materials will not be provided to CLE attendees.  All cases are available for free on the U.S. Supreme Court’s website: